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1. What is the mode of recruitment in Damodar Valley Corporation ?

The mode of recruitment is All India Examinations through open advertisements followed by Group Discussion, Psychometric test & Personal Interview.

2. What are different disciplines in which recruitment is carried out and applicable pay scales ?

Recruitment is conducted for various functional & technical areas such as Mechanical Engg, Electrical Engg., C & I , IT, Civil, HR, Finance, Communication etc.

Pay scales are as per GoI norms.

3. What is the mode of application for different posts in DVC ?

The complete application process for recruitment for all posts has been made online through DVC website. Employment notification is published in leading newspapers in three languages i.e English, Hindi & Bengali and also in Employment News.

4. What are the training opportunities available at Damodar Valley Corporation ?

Induction and orientation training is given to all new recruits. DVC has a comprehensive Training Policy that has provision for behavioural and technical training. Leadership and training in Strategic Management is given to senior employees.

5. What is the mechanism of Training delivery ?

Training programmes are conducted both In-house and through external institutes of repute such as ASCII, PMI, IIM Kolkata, ESCI, CBIT, ATI, Power HR Forum, SPC, NPC etc.

In-house training programmes are conducted at DVC Training Institute, Chandrapura, Maithon Training Institute & Simulator Training Centre at Mejia.

6. What are the vocational/internship training opportunities in DVC ?

Students can apply through their institutes/colleges to the project/plant authorities of their choice for carrying out vocational/internship training in various disciplines such as engineering, management etc.

An administrative charge of Rs 1000/- (no such charges are taken for wards of DVC employees) is applicable for such training.

7. What are the career prospects for direct recruits at induction level ?

DVC has an attractive promotion policy wherein an Assistant Engineer/Manager can reach the level of Executive Director in a time span of 24 years subject to fulfillment of conditions of promotion. The promotional opportunities for non-executives are also attractive.

8. What is the Performance Management & Evaluation System followed in DVC ?

For executives, Key Performance Area (KPA) based goal setting between appraiser and appraisee linked to organization MOU is followed with appraisal of functional & behavioural competencies. Appraisal is carried out through APAR (Annual Performance Appraisal Reports).

For non-executives ACR (Annual Confidential Reports) based appraisals are in vogue.

9. Is there any Grievance Redressal Procedure available for employees ?

DVC has a robust time bound four stage Grievance Redressal mechanism. Nodal Grievance Redressal Committees (NGRC) is formed at the project/plant level while Corporate Grievance Redressal Committee (CGRC) functions at the Corporate HQs.

10. Is there any Reward & Recognition scheme in DVC ?

Yes. DVC has an annual rewards and recognition scheme wherein rewards are given out to best employees of each plant/project and children of DVC employees for extraordinary academic performance on Independence Day every year.

11. What are the different employee benefits available to DVC employees ?

Employees who have joined on or after 01.01.2004 are covered under New Pension Scheme (NPS). The employees are covered under Group Personal Accident Scheme (non contributory), Group Savings linked Insurance Scheme (GSLI-contributory) and can avail LTA (Leave Travel Assistance) as per DVC norms.

12. What are the medical benefits available to employees ?

Both indoor and outdoor medical facilities are available for employees and their dependents through DVC hospitals and reputed tie up hospitals/clinics in different accessible locations.

13. What are the accommodation and education facilities available for employees and their children ?

In every established project of DVC, housing facilities such as quarters and dormitories are available as per entitlement.

Schools for primary and secondary education are established in every plant.

14. What are the recreational opportunities in DVC ?

Every plant/project of DVC has welfare centres and recreation clubs where regular & periodical programmes are organized.

15. Can employees avail medical benefit after retirement ?

Yes. All retired pensioners/family pensioners and their spouses are covered under cashless group mediclaim insurance capped to an annual benefit amount.